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Vermont Railroads Collection

Contains items related to Vermont’s railroads and their history from Middlebury College Special Collections and Archives' collections of rare books, historical photos, and ephemera.

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rutland railroad company
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vermont. railroad commissioner.
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The park in Orleans, Vermont, with bandstand on the left and railroad tracks leading from left foreground to the center background and commercial buildings to the right of the tracks.
Topics: Orleans (Vt.), Locomotives, Vermont
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Central Vermont locomotive 5810 on turntable, with repair shop in the background.
Topics: Central Vermont Railway Co., Railroad repair shops, Vermont
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
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Northern Vermont Railroad locomotive 50 pulling two Bangor & Arostook Railroad passenger cars and additional passenger cars during a 470 trip in Newport, Vermont in September 1997.
Topics: Bangor and Aroostook Railroad Company, Locomotives, Vermont
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
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Railroad station in St. Albans, Vermont, with two steam locomotives and a passenger car in front
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Saint Albans
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Rutland Railroad combo car 260 in Ludlow
Topics: Railroads, Cars, Rutland Railroad Company
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
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Rutland Railroad combo car 260 in Ludlow
Topics: Railroads, Cars, Rutland Railroad Company
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
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Rutland Railroad steam locomotive 61 with coal car at roundhouse
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Rutland Railroad Company
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Rutland Railroad steam locomotive 45 with coal car and freight cars
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Rutland Railroad Company
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Rutland Railroad steam locomotive 75 with several freight cars attached
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Rutland Railroad Company
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Rutland Railroad steam locomotive 65 at roundhouse.
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Rutland Railroad Company
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Rutland Railroad steam locomotive 43
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Rutland Railroad Company
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Railroad station in Putney, Vermont, with locomotive #1425 at the station and two cars parked next to it. A workman is rolling a barrel in the background. A man is standing on a caboose in the background.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Putney
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Railroad station in Proctor, Vermont, with freight cars on tracks in the background.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Proctor
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Railroad station in Proctor, Vermont, with large American flag flying outside and railroad cars on the tracks in the background.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Proctor
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Railroad station in Proctor, Vermont
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Proctor
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New bridge under construction in Passumpsic, Vermont, May 5, 1928, with several persons walking on temporary wooden planks over the steel trestles
Topics: Bridges, Vermont, Passumpsic
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Train wreck on October 8, 1910 near Northfield, Vermont, showing Central Vermont locomotive and a Boston & Maine freight car #772
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Northfield
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Railroad station in the village of North Ferrisburgh, in the town of Ferrisburgh, Vermont, with weeds growing up around the building
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, North Ferrisburgh
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Railroad station in Newport, Vermont, with the paddlewheel boat Lady Lake in the background
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Newport
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Railroad tracks and cut stone tunnel and wooden pedestrian stairs to road in Newbury, Vermont
Topics: Railroads, Vermont, Newbury
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Cut stone railroad tunnel in Newbury, Vermont, with wooden pedestrian stairs up to the road above.
Topics: Railroads, Vermont, Newbury
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Rutland Railroad right-of-way culvert in the wrecking yard at Bee Hive, on the Corkscrew Division of the Rutland Railroad, running between Bennington, Vermont, and Chatham, New York.
Topics: Rutland Railroad Company, Railroads, New York
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
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Right of way culvert in wrecking yard at Bee Hive of the Corkscrew Division of the Rutland Railroad, running from Bennington, Vermont, to Chatham, New York.
Topics: Rutland Railroad Company, Railroads, New York
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
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Montpelier & Barre locomotive at Morrisville, Vermont
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Montpelier and Barre Railroad
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
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Railroad station in Middlebury, Vermont, with horse-drawn wagon in front of it.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Middlebury
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Railroad station in Lyndonville, Vermont
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Lyndonville
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Railroad bridge over the Black River in Ludlow, Vermont, with steam locomotive on bridge
Topics: Railroad bridges, Vermont, Ludlow
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Steam locomotive with passenger cars on the high bridge in Ludlow, Vermont, with a road in the foreground and a house next to the road, beyond the bridge.
Topics: Railroad bridges, Vermont, Ludlow
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Railroad station in Lewiston, Vermont, with two locomotives on adjoining tracks
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Lewiston
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Canadian National Railway Station in Island Pond, Vermont, with commercial buildings in background
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Island Pond
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Railroad station in Hardwick, Vermont, with several people on the platform and freight cars on the tracks.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Hardwick
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Railroad station in Grand Isle, Vermont, with locomotive on tracks and automobile next to the station.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Grand Isle
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Railroad station in Fairlee, Vermont, with horse-drawn carriage in right foreground
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Fairlee
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Construction of the Rutland-Canadian Railroad from Colchester, Vermont out on Lake Champlain to South Hero Island, using marble rip-rap. A very small locomotive says "O'Brien and Sheehan Contractors" on the side and there are temporary tracks running out to the causeway in the distance. The Rutland-Canadian Railroad was consolodated into the Rutland Railroad in 1901.
Topics: Rutland Railroad Company, Railroads, Design and construction
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Railroad station in Danville, Vermont, with well dressed persons on the platform and several horses and carriages waiting.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Danville
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Chester Depot railroad station is on left, next to hardware store with several horses and carriages in front. A sign close to the railroad tracks says "Look Out for the Engine" and there is a restaurant to the right.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Chester Depot
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Railroad station in Chester, Vermont, with train arriving and horse-drawn carriages in foreground.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Chester
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Railroad station in Chester, Vermont with signal posts in the foreground.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Chester
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Central Vermont Railway wreck on May 14, 1912 with W & LE freight car #21364 on top of the wreck of another freight car.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Central Vermont Railway Co.
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Railroad bridge over the falls in Center Rutland, Vermont, with locomotive and passenger cars on the bridge
Topics: Railroad bridges, Vermont, Center Rutland
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Railroad station in Burlington, Vermont
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Burlington
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Railroad station in Burlington, Vermont, with trolley car and horse-drawn carriages in front
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Burlington
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Railroad station in Brattleboro, Vermont, with passenger cars and combo car and horses and buggy in the foreground.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Brattleboro
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Railroad station in Brattleboro, Vermont, with pedestrian bridge over tracks
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Brattleboro
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Side-by-side railroad bridge, covered bridge, and highway bridge over the river
Topics: Railroad bridges, Vermont, Brattleboro
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The former Brainard station on the Corkscrew Division of the Rutland Railroad, southeast of Albany.
Topics: Railroad stations, New York, Brainard
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Steam locomotive pulling into train station in Bethel, Vermont, with several people on the platform
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Bethel
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Train station at Bethel, Vermont, with store fronts and buildings in the background
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Bethel
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Rutland Railroad train wreck outside of Bennington, Vermont, on September 7, 1912. Both engines were wrecked and two passenger were killed.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Bennington
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Rutland Railroad train wreck outside of Bennington, Vermont, on September 7, 1912.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Bennington
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Railroad station at Bellows Falls, Vermont, with Boston and Maine Freight Office building on right and manually operated ball signal and signal tender's shack in center
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Bellows Falls
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Railroad station in Bellows Falls, Vermont
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Bellows Falls
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Train wreck at Williams River on March 14, 1920 near Bellows Falls, Vermont.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, Bellows Falls
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Montpelier and Barre Railroad locomotive 19 at Morrisville, Vermont, shops
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont, Barre and Montpelier Railroad
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
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Railroad tracks along Joe's Pond in West Danville, Vermont, with automobiles and a wagon drawn by two horses on the road next to the railroad tracks. Several homes and barns are in the distance.
Topics: West Danville (Vt.), Vermont
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Railroad tracks from the Boston and Albany railroad station in Chatham, New York.
Topics: Rutland Railroad Company, Railroad tracks
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High water on the Connecticut River on the left, with Waits River on the right. Bradford railroad station is in the distance, with Boston & Maine freight cars and piles of lumber in the foreground. Clothes are hanging on the line behind a house on the left. There is a covered railroad bridge over the Connecticut River.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Montreal & Boston Express train crossing the bridge over the Connecticut River between Woodsville, New Hampshire and Wells River, Vermont
Topics: Railroad bridges, Vermont
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Train wreck in Bolton on March 11, 1924. The Boston and Maine Express derailed due to a broken rail at 4:40 am. The engineer was Harry Palmer and the locomotive was #232. There were 3 fatalities including a 3 month old infant and there were about 60 injuries. The river in the foreground is the Winooski.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Locomotive 127 at Steamtown, Vermont, undergoing hydro test, with R. L. Grezegorowicz holding an oil can
Topics: Locomotives, Vermont
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Green Mountain Railroad diesel locomotive 405; side view showing number of logo.
Topics: Green Mountain Railroad, Locomotives
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Bell and front end of Green Mountain Railroad diesel locomotive 405.
Topics: Green Mountain Railroad, Locomotives
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Green Mountain Railway snowplow at Walpole, New Hampshire, ex Rutland.
Topics: Green Mountain Railroad, Railroad snowplows
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
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Grand Trunk Railway yard in Island Pond, Vermont, looking west
Topics: Grand Trunk Railway, Railroad yards
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
Central Vermont Railway steam locomotive #213 and baggage car and passenger cars
Topics: Central Vermont Railway Co., Railroads
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Central Vermont Railway caboose 4014
Topics: Central Vermont Railway Co., Cabooses (Railroads)
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
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Central Vermont flanger 4233 in North Conway, New Hampshire
Topics: Central Vermont Railway, Railroads
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
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Central Vermont caboose 4045 at convention of the Central Vermont Railway Historical Society.
Topics: Cabooses (Railroads), Central Vermont Railway Co.
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
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Rutland Railroad caboose 36, "Route of the Whippet" at Caboose Corner in Bellows Falls, Vermont.
Topics: Cabooses (Railroads), Rutland Railroad Company
Source: Gift of Warren Dodgson
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Abandoned control tower of the Boston & Maine Railroad at Johnsonville, New York
Topics: Railroads, Buildings and structures, New York, Johnsonville, Boston & Maine Railroad, Control...
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String of railroad cars and a coal tower in the flooded railroad yards in Brattleboro, Vermont, during the flood of November 4-5, 1927
Topics: Railroads, Natural disaster effects, Vermont, Brattleboro, Brattleboro (Vt.), Flood, 1927
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
B & M Railroad bridge over the Connecticut River at Bellows Falls, Vermont, during the Flood of 1927, with houses in the distanc eon the other side of the river. The view is northerly along the Connecticut River Line.
Topics: Railroad bridges, Vermont, Bellows Falls, Bellows Falls (Vt.), Flood, 1927
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Derailed passenger cars partly submered in the Winooski River at West Berlin, near Montpelier, Vermont. Accident caused by the Flood of 1927. Heavy duty railroad crane and locomotive with railroad cars are in the background.
Topics: Railroad accidents, Vermont, West Berlin, Railroads, Natural disaster effects, Vermont
Source: Middlebury Special Collections
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Railroad tracks and washed out roadbed along the Connecticut River at Wells River, Vermont, with the top of the railroad station showing in the right background.
Topics: Railroad stations, Vermont, Wells River, Railroads, Natural disaster effects, Vermont
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Washed out railroad bridge along the Wells River near South Ryegate, Vermont, after the Flood of 1927, with tracks and ties still hanging in place
Topics: Railroad bridges, Vermont, South ryegate, Railroads, Natural disaster effects, Vermont
Source: Middlebury Special Collections